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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1187: tabled on 25 April 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House condemns the developers and sellers of houses unnecessarily marketed to first time buyers and others, especially if the ground rent provisions were onerous, and where the freeholds were sold on above the heads of leaseholders to investors who later demanded unfair, unreasonable or unjustified prices for sale of the freehold to the leaseholder, or charged fees above costs for adaptations to the home; and demands that Taylor Wimpey, Persimmon, Bellway, the Adriatic companies and others restore all affected leaseholders to a position of fair, affordable enjoyment of their home by assistance to own that freehold and by cancelling unaffordable ground rent terms.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.